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    November 1, 2012
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homes were hit in nearby stafford county. one of the target homes was the residence of a former girlfriend of 25-year-old lawrence allen stewart ii. another home was that of a stafford county sheriff's deputy and the third home was a former residence of another deputy. investigators believe that lawrence stewart ii was emraged by a protective order that came out of stafford county courthouse. because of the bombings, he's charged with attempted capital murder of law enforcement officers, as well as arson of an occupied dwelling. >> he's made three bombs and deployed them. i don't know anything more vicious than that and going after a police officer, especially. >> reporter: a nationwide manhunt ensued with law men everywhere alerted with stewart's picture, a photo similar to the car he was last seen driving and virginia and pennsylvania license plates known to be in his possession. late this morning nearby belt,
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montana, police there tried to effect the traffic stop. the driver declined to stop but a pursuit ensued. lawmen there say during the suit, the driver of the car tossed at least two pipe bombs at the pursuing officers. then, he stopped his car, fled on foot holding a handgun; however, no shots were fired by the person who was fleeing, and he was taken into custody apparently without injury and police in montana have identified that man as lawrence allen stewart ii, the man who is wanted here for three people bombings. that is the latest on the story. will. a lot of folks, john, happy to hear the suspect is in custody. thank you. we're also following breaking news out of prince georges county. a district heights police officer has been indicted on attempted murder charges. he is accused of shooting a man while in police custody. police say the victim was
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arrested and in handcuff when is he arrest. ed to -- attempted to escape. during the pursuit, the officer fired shots at kyle hitting him in the back. sergeant riley is currently held without bond pending a hearing tomorrow. and now, the latest on superstorm sandy. things slowly getting back to normal here in new york city. the subway system partially reopened today on north of 34th streets and tunnels are still flooded. to ease congestion on the streets, police are only allowing vehicles into the city that have at least three people in them. air traffic, meantime s completely restored in new york and all of the major airports are open. laguardia reopened on a limited schedule. kennedy and newark liberty he reopened. as a precaution, airline officials urged customers to confirm any flight in or out of the city n. new jersey, lines to the gas pump, again, hundreds of cars deep. some people waited more than an hour to fill up. sandy left many gas stations short on fuel and out of power.
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now, fuel trucks are finding it difficult to get around and replenish the gas stations. in hoboken, for example, there are still some 20,000 people trapped by flood waters. he's the latest. >> reporter: this is the scene today in hoboken, new jersey. what a difference a day makes. this town was just inundated with water. we have the national guard in and, boy, they did in yeoman work in the course of the past 24 hours, actually, rescuing people in their vehicles, in their humvees and in their deuce nalpickups. the mayor of the -- their deuce in&a half pickups. the mayor said almost 20,000 people, almost half of the up to, was at one point or another stranded in their homes and unable to get out. can you hear vehicles in hockey own -- hoboken, new jersey, that is an e.m.t.
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there and no power inside this. it's been a shelter up for much of the past few days. and we also got important information posted. you see some local residents out there gathering here and looking at this board for an estimation. the total power estimation won't be for seven to 10 days. the water is safe to dripping and providing phone charging stations and shelters and water to anybody who needs it. you have to bring your own container, though and that is the latest from hoboken, new jersey, in the wake of hurricane sandy. new jersey's atlantic city was hit hard during the storm and most notably, the boardwalk. it was washed away by sandy. later, chunks of the boards are returning and drifting on the beach. fox's craig bosswell joins us life near atlantic city with a closer look. have home owners, small business owners v they been allowed to assess the damage at
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this point? >> reporter: many of the home owners are getting back in and that is a slow go. state police are checking everyonthat is coming in and i passed one into atlantic city. we're in brig an teen, across the bridge where president obama visited yesterday. let me give you an idea what is going on and step out of the way quickly. just down the road here, and, in fact, we had to move up the road, there are huge front-end loaders loading up the sand that is swept out of the home, three feet of sand in the streets, the water was three, four feet high and you can't dump that back on, you have to go through it. there are nails and boards and basically dangerous debris that you have to try and remove. that is part of what is going here. the families are returning to their homes in this area. some, you can see probably, i don't know what yoseeing --
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showing there, but the waterlines on the houses, they're not as bad. the damage is bad but not as bad and many people here lost everything. there were boats basically lifted up and tossd into the living rooms of some of the homes, will. >> and with financial losses mounting, obviously, the atlantic city casinos are trying to reopen as soon as governor christie will let them reopen. i am sure a lot of workers want to get back on the job and on the payroll? >> reporter: right. you can bet that they're pushing for that and look, the roads are closed. ninety% of the rest of atlantic city is without power. most of the debris is removed from the roads, but you still have debris all in the yards. you have sand everywhere and debris and you have people trying to get back to their homes. many have not gotten into their homes yet and there is still a lot of work to be done with the residents and there is that
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economic factor. people need to get back to work. yes, you have a natural tension going there and basically, all across new jersey. >> and that is a good overview, craig. a desperate situation there in atlantic city. thanks for your reporting. the fairfax county urban search-and-rescue team is helping hurricane victims in new jersey. these are team members thoughing -- showing people being rescued. the federal emergency management agency activated the search-and-rescue team sunday. earlier, we spoke by phone with the captain who described some of the rescues the team made so far. >> we basically on most we assisted them and got them out into a boat and transported them either to a truck to take them to a rally point where they would be put on a regular bus and taken to a shelter. >> at this point, it's unclear how long the search-and-rescue time error will stay in new jersey and members are waiting
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for their next assignment. much of maryland e scaped the wrath of sandy. garrett county was hit hard. governor o'malley said all of the state's resources are focused on helping the thousands who remain without power. garrett county was with heavy snow. governor o'malley said the main concern is helping seniors and others who can't provide for themselves. five days until voters head to the polls 230 toelect a new president and the campaigning is in high gear. president obama and mitt romney both suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today, they're back on the trail in key swing states. doug mcelway has the latest. >> reporter: whatever brief reprieve from political attacks offered in the wake of hurricane sandy is now a memory as president obama and challenger mitt romney refocus on campaigning. >> governor romney has been using all of his talent as a salesman to dress up these very
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same policies that failed our country so badly. >> reporter: wisconsin was what the state considered a lock for obama. with polls showing a tightening race, the president's appearance in green bay is telling how close this election could be. >> and i am moved by your welcome. >> reporter: mitt romney appeared in another key battleo ground state, addressing a crowd of window dressers in virginia and slammed the president on job creation. >> he's out talking about how he's going to save big bird and then playing silly word games with my last name or first and then attacking me day in and day out, attacking me doesn't make an agenda or get people back to work. >> reporter: meanwhile n a last- minute scramble to get undecided voters in swing states, several campaign surrogates from the spouses to the vice presidential running mates fanned out across places like iowa, colorado, and ohio. ohio continues to be ground zero for political watchers as
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the neck-in-neck race there could be the deciding factor in who takes the white house. ohio has 18 electoral college votes and has picked the winner in 25 of the last 27 presidential elects n. washington, doug -- election. in washington, doug mcelway, fox news. prosecutors are looking for a sentence for brown. he plead guilty to bank fraud and campaign finance violations in june. the plea deal calls for a sentence up to six months. although his crime was serious, he deserves credit for accepting responsibility and for cooperating -- cooperating with law enforcement. 17 years. that is how long a massachusetts man will spend in federal prison for planning to blow up the pentagon and the u.s. capital. a judge sentenced the man today. he plead guilty over the summer to attempting to provide materials to trss and to try to destroy federal buildings. he was planning to use remote- controlled model planes packed with explosives to blow up the buildings. it was an attack that had a
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d.c. neighborhood on edge. the group responsible for -- responsible for brutally beating this man and putting him in a coma might be linked to others. we'll have all of the details. and a warehouse up in flames overnight is still causing problems for firefighters. excuse me, why it could be awhile before they pin out point a cause. -- pinpoint a cause. >> went back and my -- mitt romney. >> and we'll tell you about the problems that a local woman said she had at the polls when she tried to cast her vote for president obama. gary. >> and will, we're trying to get the clouds out of here. no doubt they're severed and it looks like one more day before we can see the descent sunshine coming around for the weekend. we'll have a complete look at the forecast as well as more news from the fox news -- fox 5 news at 5 continues. stay with us. 
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anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his an cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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. two more members of a violent group police say were attacking people on d.c. streets have been arrested. a total of five young men have been connected to nine robberies and meeting -- beatings and there could be more. one, you're going to remember the most one. and near the eastern market in august. it left them in a coma. matt ackland is live with more on these arrests. matt? >> reporter: well, these two new suspects we're learning about have not been connected to the tc masselin beating on
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capitol hill. police say they were involved in other crimes with the three male suspects who did take part in the beating. right now, specials have linked the five suspects to nine violent robberies and there could be more. it was a brutal crime. tc masselin was found unconscious block away from his home after he was beaten and robbed of his phone. not long after that, casey adams was beaten and robbed on capitol hill. officials say that both crimes were linked to the same group. >> punched me, my phone fell down and said give me your home. >> reporter: on wtop, the chief of police culty lanier revealed two more suspects were arrested and connected to a group that planned and carried out the violent robberies across the district. >> this group of five would, over the course of looks like a
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couple of months, different members would go out together at different times and we have linked them now to several cases. >> reporter: several of the violent robberies happened in council member time list' ward 6. he's been told that police might connect more attacks to the group. >> and they tied to nine violent robberies and crimes and they are still looking. it's possible that this one group of young men is tied to a number of crimes. >> reporter: chief lanier also revealed that she's working with the mayor and his cabinet members to focus in on those criminals who choose to beat their victims on top of robbing them. >> we have seen groups new like this group i talked about who unnecessarily assault victims and cause pretty significant injuries. we're working on things now where we can make some changes in the law to target this. >> reporter: all right, police did not release the names or ages of the most recent
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suspects arrested. once again, we're told that this group could be connected to many other violent attacks. will? >> all right, matt, thank you. >> uh-huh. d.c. police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened last night in northeast. witnesses saw a man collapse in the 2000 block of fourth street around 10. he died at the scene. the victim was shot several times. police are offering up a reward of $25,000 for information leading to an arrest. d.c. fire investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the warehouse to burn. this is the scene behind me and broke out last night at the w&w wholesale warehouse in northeast and took firefighters about six hours to get the fire under control. and this morning, they were dealing with hotspots still. these are warehouses that have a lot of material and it's a matter go offing through the material that was on fire. >> and no one was hurt in the
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fire and it damaged a warehouse and several buildings. they remain closed while investigators continue to search for clues. can you believe it's november 1st already? it was not bad. >> and you say the first, i'm thinking almost election day. >> i'm thinking christmas time. >> it was crisp like a granny smith apple. >> and there you go. never quite heard that before and i will go with it. >> yeah. >> and power for creativity. and. >> yes. >> thank you. >> i get it. yeah. we get it. we can go there and i was hoping for a little more sunshine to be honest, but we're still getting circulation across from this area here, trying to inch up to the northeast and this is starting with radar and this is real, real light, mainly just sprinkles out there, you know, four or five drops on the world- type stuff and occasionally,
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there is a heavier shower imbedded in this and this is mostly showers. we can go to centreville along 66, perhaps we see a deeper green there and some yellow in our live doppler radar. again, most of this is real, real light stuff and brighten up the picture for you showing you the satellite and radar together and you have a lot of clouds here. everything is rotating from the northwest to the southeast and that is all, again, a big upper level system now and what was sandy. we're get something rainer all the way up through pennsylvania and new york state. nothing too heavy. believe it or not, in some of the colder air up there earlier today, and in new york state as well, they did have a little bit of light snow falling and that is 52 now here in the city, look back to the north and west, though, dulles at loudoun county suburbs, montgomery county suburbs and i- 81, and still stuck in the mid- to upper 40s.
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culpeper, fredericksburg, perhaps some sunshine poke through from time to time the next few hours, a spotty sprinkle possible and we're talking clouds. one more day, shawn, and talking mostly cloudy skies. that does improve for the weekend. the full forecast is coming up. >> always like to hear that, gary. >> thank you. >> thank you. coming up here on fox 5 news at 5, more charges in connection with the penn state sex abuse scandal. find out why the university's former president is now under the microscope himself. scott. >> well, the redskins slip on the home unis this sunday. the replicas are back. and they're getting ready to rock the 1937 throwback this weekend as they honor the past. more around the corner. 
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president obama: there's just no quit in amamerica... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority;
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building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. . can you believe it? the skins mid-way through the season with a 3-5 record
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placing them last in the nfc east. they need a win against the panner ands -- panthers. scott smith is here to explain. scott? >> fashion is a part of today's game. this sunday, the skins go retro. the team will wear the 1937 throwbacks. back then, they wore the leather helmets, which would be a bad idea and a leather print has been add tote helmet this weekend. 1937 was the rocky year for one swinging sammy bach and they get set to honor 10 former players on the team's 80th anniversary at halftime. in addition to welcome back a handful of burgundy and gold alumni. the throwbacks are one aspect of what will be a fun weekend for the redskins franchise. alexander breaks down the new, or shall i say old look. >> there -- . >> the football. and -- [ indiscernible ] >> appearance and that is, you know, with a facemask on it and
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when they played, so -- . >> and some fun. coming up short. >> it should be fun to go out there and this is different. i'm not going say i like it, but to me, you enjoy it because it's different and that is a smile back then and one day someone will look back at our uniforms and say they're ugly. back then, that is what they like. >> >> >> we apologize. we're having trouble with our mic. we can't hear you but see you. we should let you know that the kickoff, 1:00 at home this sunday against carolline a be watching. >> and i think he was going to say the cornerback hall this weekend. >> good news. >> and that -- the uniforms, i don't know. did you see will steelers?
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>> i did. >> and they like prison guards. >> matt our floor director doesn't like it either. >> very interesting. >> and diplomatic. a u.s. senator from new jersey caught up in a sex scandal. we'll have all of the details. . >> and this is the line for early voting. she doesn't mind the line and there was something else that bothered her. ered her. . and with president obama's cooperation, will new jersey's governor impact the election?  [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt
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our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love.
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join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that.
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i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. . many people taking advantage of early voting in the day's leading up to the presidential election. a maryland woman told us she voted. it didn't go quite as planned.
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beth parker explains. >> reporter: it's the first time for early voting. obviously, it's going over well here in prince georges county. look at the huge line that snakes around here. one woman we talked to said she didn't mind wale wait negligent the line but minded what happened next. >> i am upset. >> reporter: she's in her 60s and had never missed a chance to vote in a presidential election. she doesn't want her face shown on tv but she waitd two hours in a long line wednesday here at the upper marlboro community center. >> who did you vote for? >> obama. >> reporter: and whose name popped up as the one checked? >> mitt romney. >> reporter: she said she is certain she did not make a mistake. she saw what happened when she double checked the ballot. >> i went back and my x were under mitt romney. >> reporter: she's a lifelong democrat. >> i was very disgusted. i was like upset. like what is going on here. >> reporter: she said she did point it out to an election worker who was helpful.
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alicia alexandra is the prince georges county administrator. >> we haven't had one report of voting irregularities. >> reporter: there have been other complaints around the country, including one in north carolina where a voter wanted to vote for romney but the machine kept defaulting to obama. in maryland, always double check your ballot and read the sample ballot ahead of time, especially this year. >> in prince georges county, we have 14 questions on the ballot, which is -- could potentially extend the average vote time. >> reporter: the woman we spoke to said she doesn't care who you vote for and wants the election to be fair for everybody. >> i want them to be sure to vote for the right person, mitt romney or obama, either or. >> reporter: the board of elections here expected by now, they have about 20,000 people
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who voted. instead, 35,000 weigh more than they expected. president obama returned to the campaign trail today after touring the devastation from hurricane sandy. the big question now, will sandy affect the election? with more on the candidates' final pushes and early voting, we turn to wisdom martin with this week's campaign u. >> reporter: the topic this week, we're going to discuss with the professor and students, how much did the impact of superstorm sandy have or will it have on the election? professor, what is it going to do to the elect, if anything? >> five days before the election, the final lasting impressions are very, very important. what you have is devastation, president acting in charge solving problems but you have powerful imagery. americans are turned off by the hyperpartisanship. you have president obama and chris christie examining the damage, talking with each other and working together, having
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their bromance on camera. that sends a powerful message that the president can work with republicans, chris christibeing one of mitt romney's strongest surrogates. he doesn't have to tell people that he can work in a bipartisan way, he's showing it. this is powerful stuff, whether it impacts the elect, because there are so few undecided voters, that is unclear. it's an important lasting message. >> and you telling me the class is going have their own electoral college today. >> right. by the end of class, we'll have an electoral college map from the class, we hope will accurately predict what is going to happen next week and that is if we know next week. there is a chance, if some states are closed, provisional ballots, overseas ballots from soldiers, we may not know who wins 10 days after the election. if ohio is that type, they're going to count the ballots. >> all right, let's go to get the response from the students. you saw what happened with the
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super storm and the professor talking about the bromance. do you think that will have an impact on the election? >> i think as far as voter turnout, new york and new jersey were not big states in contention, so for the presidential election, i don't think it will matter, but i think seeing the bipartisanship and seeing obama working with one of romney's biggest surrogates is a good image. >> and something interesting to note is the blizzard conditions in western virginia, which will have a high romney turnout but if low because of the bullet conditions, the question is is that enough to help obama turn virginia blue. >> all right, let's get more reaction from the students. we're talking about the bromance. the impact you will think will happen. >> it's not a contested state, coming from new york. i think the imagery coming out of it, the fact that you see chris christie and obama
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together is a powerful image. everyone wants it and everyone should get -- wants it to get better and things like that, that is an intense image that might stick and coming off of the press conference he held, you know, what is this going do for the election? he said this is not about the election, i need to help people. he came up to the plate and i think obama's doing a really good job. people might look at that and take that away. >> i don't think it will turn a huge swath of undecided voters, but stops the momentum and freezes it where it is. right now,obama seems to be in the lead and closes that counter where romney can make up the gap in the final days. >> okay. all right. that is a wrap from campaign u. we here every thursday live and we're streaming live on www.myfoxdc.com. back to you. the campaign u class also predictd who they think will win the white house. they predict an obama victory by 290 electoral votes to romney's 248. certainly not scientific. but they do study and follow
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the candidates. >> they do. coming up tonight, two women claim a u.s. senator paid them for sex. find out how he is responding to the allegations. >> and when we return, why the former president of penn state is facing charges. president obama: there's just no quit in america...
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and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote...
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so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood.
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anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. . new jersey senator mendez on the hot seat. two women say he paid them for sex earlier this spring and claim menendez agreed to pay them $500 for sex acts and gave them $100 each. a spokeswoman for the democratic senator said they're not going to respond to a completely false accusation. menendez represented new jersey since 2005. new charges filed in the penn state sex scandal. the former president has been charged with hushing up child molestation allegations against jerry sandusky and makes them the third school official accused of crimes in the alleged coverup. the charges include perjury,
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obstruction, conspiracy and endangering the welfare of children. sandusky is serving a 30 to 50- year sentence for abusing sexually 10 boys over a 20-year period. a person is shot on a college campus. >> and the catch of a lifetime for a fisherman off of the california coast. >> and when will the sunshine return? we need that here. gary is back with the extended forecast. anncr: it's said that charactetr is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. . super storm sandy might be gone but people are just starting to fill out paperwork for fema assistance. >> reporter: new jersey residents can start to get their paperwork in order today, to try to get federal help to deal with all of the damage left by send. politicians pledging to help
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jersey shore coastal communities back on their feet. today is the first day to file for emergency management assistance. while larger cities slowly get back to normal, smaller communities are letting the affects of the damage on their town singe in. >> i love my town. >> we lost thousands worth of clothes and furniture. and the documents i had here. and can you see that is cracking here through the wall it's cracking -- cracking. all of this is damaged. >> reporter: there are attempts to return to normal as limited bus and subway service resumes in new york city and parts of new jersey. the drivers continue to clog the roads, despite a ban on cars with less than three people traveling into manhattan. even though gasoline to fuel the cars is in short supply. despite all of the hurdles, people are trying to put the issues into perspective. >> i was nervous. we were wearing our vests inside the house and came up another foot and a half, the big wave came in, would have been devastating. >> reporter: repair and
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recovery work is expected to take months and the price tag in the billions. jennifer davis, fox news. the new york mayor said the marathon must go on as scheduled. he hopes for it to be on by sunday and they are moving through with planning and power outages and this is -- the we have a previous year. they will be relying on private contractors more than usual to ease the strain on city services. >> they say the marathon brings $300 million. important to the economy there. >> absolutely. and let's talk about the forecast. >> the weekend is almost here. >> and i am hoping they will get out of here and open things up. >> is that why we're still stuck? >> that is why. we hope for a few breaks and
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some energy. the little ones are the ones we don't see and this is what is going in terms of our clouds and breeze, too. and -- breezy, too. the cameras bouncing a little bit there and that is zoomed in. stubborn clouds will last for one more day and. >> the spotty showers out there. no big deal. they amount to nothing more than a spring will here or there and let me show you the setup. basically what happens wih and get out of here and slowly. it looks like if we can build the high pressure going into the weekend, we're going to end up, perhaps, the sunnier weekend. and that is looking good. we'll end up with more sunshine for the weekend and that will help the temperatures just a little bit and we're talking lower 50 east to mid-50s.
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sunny -- 50s to mid-50s. sunnyger and warmer. the next few -- sunnier and warmer. the next few days look like this. this might be wishful thinking to say we're trying to find the glass half full. a little bit of sunshine trending for later on tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. certainly by sunday now, we're thinking the sun will come out and we'll have a couple of clouds this weekend. for the most part, it looks like it's going to be sunnier and warmer. 52 in the city and, again, out in the suburbs, the temperatures have only been middle 40s, a few upper 40s as well. winchester, 46; dulles, 49; martinsburg, 48 degrees and again, this evening, a spotty sprinkle, the temperature of 50 degrees at 7:00. 46 or so and middle 40s by 9. you see, we're cooler as we end up with the sunshine and later on this evening. the big rotation is still in the atmosphere. i have been showing you this the last few days here. the trough is unsettled from
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here all the way up into pennsylvania and new york state and that is into the midwest. it will sneak and go up to the northeast. as that happens, the high pressure is coming in behind it and that is helping things for the weekend forecast. sprinkles, cloudy skies all night long and temperatures in town to 42 degrees, winds out of the west at 10 to 15 miles an hour, starting off with cloudy skies like this morning, mostly cloudy at lunch and the temperature to about 50 degrees. we'll try it again for tomorrow afternoon with a few sunny spots. the temperatures warming up into the mid-50s, we'll cool off just a bit into the mid-50s coming our way and in terms of the seven-day forecast, we have
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made some changes, and perhaps, there is already some rumors floating around out there, you know, on the worldwide web. these things tend to happen and get a life of their own. there is the potential after the weekend that we could have another coastal storm. now, for one thing, this is nothing like sandy. it would end up being more like a nor'easter and the models are flipping and flopping on this thing and we have nothing close to a consensus and don't know if it's going stay close to the coast or head out to sea and like the traditional nor'easters we have and we put the coastal with question marks there and we're not sure. there is just no way to tell right now. >> all right. >> and you do know that is nothing like sand. >> no, it's nothing like sandy. it's not going to be a hurricane that merges into a
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big potential nor'easter and it's nothing like that and if it goes up the east coast, it will compound issues again. >> absolutely. >> a lot of rain and high surf and beach erosion. that would be a nightmare for them up there. >> yeah. >> and too far away to tell what is going on right now. most of the east coast for voter day on tuesday looks okay right now. >> okay. >> and thank you, gary. >> stay tuned. the talk of the town on tmz. chris brown's controversial halloween costume. tmzs gary joins us from l.a. what did he go go as? >> i didn't expect much from him, he delivered. they supposedly dressed up as taliban terrorists, and chris brown was wearing a osama bin laden costume, holding fake guns in the air, i'm assuming, and tweeted the photo with a message saying nobody messes
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with my click. chris brown definitely moving on from being an angry person to a nice happy-by-ous person, apparently. this is not good. he's getting a lot of flack for it on line and he's yet to comment on it. i am sure he'll have an excuse that is not relevant, but very insensitive. >> he almost feeds off of the controversy. >> and he embraces it and the fans rally around him and me feeds his minions and they love it and worship him and he doesn't care about anything, apparently. >> and odd to me, seems so squeak clean at first and now edgy. maybe by design. they separated last year, gary, ashton kuchar and demi moore and have not filed for divorce. what is up with that?
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>> nobody knows. it's weird. they literally separated a year ago. both of their lawyers have not filed anything. they're making no real moves for the divorce. something we're hearing, and this checks out, obviously, they were together for six years and have a big relationship and demi went through a tough time after they split up. and at that point, it seemed like he didn't want to put her through anymore emotional trouble or anything like that, which is odd, though, ash has been seen around town with mila kunis and looks like a new relationship. it looks like you want to end the old one before starting the new one but nothing legal is filed. they're technically still married. >> very interesting. you would think before separation who had the real assets there and certainly he's making a boat load of money on tv. all right, gary, thank you so much for the update. >> absolutely. >> and let's check in with brian for a look at what ask is coming up on the news edge at 6. disturbing video in the wake of sandy.
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a man jumped while trying to take cover from the storm. then after the storm settled in battleground, virginia, candidates closely watched senate race hit the pavement campaigning and the scathing report details hiring and ethics abuses at an agency whose decisions influence some of the biggest transportation projects in our region. see you at 6. anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do.
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would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it.
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turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. chimp and details are emerging about a horrific crime in illinois. police say a woman stabbed her seven-year-old son 100 times because she was angry with her husband and stabbed a five-year- old girl because she witnessed the attack. she was baby sitting the girl. she officially told investigators she was the victim of a robbery and later admitted she killed the children. >> she ultimately admitted she lied to the police in earlier statements and stated she was
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angry with her husband because he was gone both day most days and she was left to care for justin and the house and she also had to work as a cleaning lady, which she felt was beneath her. >> certainly horrific indeed. police say she wanted her husband to feel the same type of pain she was feeling. she's currently being held in jail without band -- without bond. halloween was not all fun and games at the university of southern california. two men in police custody after a shooting that left four people hurt. it happened during a crowded party on uscs campus. two men were arguing, one pulled out a gun and shot the other critically wounding him. three other bystanders suffered non-life threatening injuries. take a look at this. the catch of a lifetime o. tuesday, a fisherman in southern california threw out his line in manhattan beach and reeled in a great white shark. it was about seven feet long. sharks are a protected species, so the fisherman had to throw the guy back. another fisherman caught a
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great white shark in july. can you imagine reeling that in? >> no, i don't think you reel one in. >> definitely. >> i am sure they fight. >> anyway. thank you so much for joining us at 5. >> the news edge at 6 starts now. right off the top on the news edge, a news alert out of stafford county. a man wanted for three pipe bombings has been arrested in montana. lawrence allen stewart has been on the run since tuesday after police say he bombed three houses, his ex-girlfriend and two police officers. it's believed it was in retaliation for his arrest in connection to two other crimes. john henrehan is live with more. >> reporter: he put up a fight in montana, too. if law enforcement authorities are to be believed, and there is no reason